Guitar Body Woods (Taylor Guitars)
August 11, 2020
A dense wood typically used for fretboards and bridges, ebony produces rich overtones.
A midrange powerhouse. Mahogany is prized for balance and articulation, making it one of the best all-around tonewoods there is.
Although not as well-known as its Indian rosewood cousin, ovangkol shares many of the same properties, making it a versatile, great-sounding tonewood.
Blackwood produces a strong volume, with a focused midrange and rich top-end shimmer.
One of the best all-around tonewoods there is, sapele will deliver for any playing style.
Beautifully figured and durable, layered koa provides attractive visuals and tone at an accessible price.
Bold striping caused by fungus makes blackheart a rare and stunningly beautiful wood.
Rare and beautiful, figured mahogany is reserved for limited edition or custom guitars.
A blackwood veneer with layered wood construction blends exotic beauty, resilience and affordability.
This dark-hued wood adds a rich complexion to select 200 Deluxe models.
Sonically comparable to rosewood, granadillo’s higher density yields a clear, ringing tone.
A rosewood veneer and layered construction present a beautiful aesthetic in a durable, affordable package.”